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Rainy Day Recipe Roundup


As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers! When it comes to growing your favorite berries, we don’t mind the rain because it brings smiles in the form of sweet and delicious strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries.

Plus, a rainy day is a great excuse to experiment in the kitchen with these recipes, featuring California Giant berries.


Spiced Blueberry Soup

spiced blueberry soupDefy all the “norms” and make this chilled, sweet soup. That’s right - you can use blueberries in a soup! This quick and easy recipe is a great way to get all of the health benefits of blueberries in an exciting and unexpected way. This versatile soup can be served  as an appetizer, entrée, or dessert - but no matter how and when it’s served, you’ll definitely want seconds.




Strawberry Ancho BBQ Ribsstrawberry ancho bbq ribs

When it comes to flavor profiles, sweet and heat are best friends. You’ll want to enjoy these flavorful, fall-off-the-bone ribs rain or shine. Since you don’t have to smoke these ribs outdoors, this is a great recipe to make a rainy day feel like you’re spending all day in the backyard. 

These slow-cooked pork spare ribs are finished off with a barbecue sauce that is sweet from the strawberries, and has a slight kick of heat from the ancho chiles - a perfect flavor combination!


Blackberry Fruit Leather

If you want a homemade fruity snack, look no further than this recipe for Blackberry Fruit Leather. This recipe takes a few hours to cook, but when it’s finished, you’ll be glad you did. Make this fruit leather ahead of time and have it to snack on all week.

blackberry fruit leather

Do you get adventurous in the kitchen when it rains? Tell us how in the comments!

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